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For elite athletes, a proper speed training program should improve the skills and attributes associated with running—proper mechanics, sprinting technique, top-end speed, acceleration, agility, multidirectional movement and speed endurance—as well as for events such as the 40-Yard Dash. Find the information you need to improve every aspect of your speed, including advice on workouts, exercises and drills from the nation's top coaches and elite athletes.

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NYC Marathon 2016: Behind the Scenes at the Finish Line

Get an exclusive look at the area in Central Park where 50,000 runners completed their 26.2-mile journey. Meet some spectators along the way!

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Get a primer on how you can use Intervals, Tempo Runs and other techniques to improve your top-end speed while training to run 26.2 miles.

MARATHON BASICS: How to Conquer the Long Run

Few things are more intimidating than a training plan that says you have to run 18 or 20 miles this Sunday. But fear not. Follow these guidelines and you'll be able to safely go the distance (and then some).

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